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flash point

, flashing point
the lowest temperature at which the vapour above a liquid can be ignited in air

flash point

[′flash ‚pȯint]
(chemistry)
The lowest temperature at which vapors from a volatile liquid will ignite momentarily upon the application of a small flame under specified conditions; test conditions can be either open- or closed-cup.

flash point

The minimum temperature of a combustible material at which there is sufficient vaporization to produce a combustible mixture with air if ignited by a flame.
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The flash points of the samples were also determined with the help of Pensky-Martens Closed-Cup Flash Tester and the readings were taken as well.
There are relatively few vendors of flash point instruments, with the largest being PAC (a Roper Industries company) and Koehler Instrument.
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Flash Point is the temperature at which the fluid vapor will flash when a small flame is passed a specified distance above the sample.
Flammability: high Toxicity: moderate Threshold Limit Value: 400 ppm Cost: moderate Flash Point 53-61 |degrees~F (91-99% purity) Evaporation Rate: moderate Burning Characteristics: clean flame (no smoke), does not burn excessively hot
She declared that Kashmir in fact was the most explosive global flash point since it was the sole bone of contention between two nuclear powers like India and Pakistan, in the proximity of two other nuclear powers China and Russia.
The MINIFLASH Series from Grabner Instruments is a group of flash point testers that uses a patented flash point method to determine the flash point of liquids and solids.
The flash point for Vascomill 22 is very high for its viscosity.
A special survey commissioned by the union showed that refusing to sell alcohol and cigarettes to under-age youths was a major flash point in shops.
Fungitrol 720 significantly minimizes discoloration of dry paint films or liquid paint compared with conventional products, exhibits high flash point (>220[degrees]C) and possess excellent freeze-thaw compatibility, according to ISP.
It boasts a high molecular weight, 468 F flash point, and excellent electrical properties.